Fishing with Jerrell Jackson

“What is sweet-tater-pie?” That was the first question from my new fishing buddy on our first trip in my boat.   Jerrell Jackson is a pretty recognizable name in and around Columbia, Mo. After graduating from Jefferson Davis High School in Houston, Jackson was recruited by the University of Missouri as a wide receiver.  …

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Floating wetland will provide habitat & water quality benefits for urban reservoir

Small man-made islands are improving water quality and habitats at Fellows Lake and other municipal water bodies in and around Springfield, Mo. On Monday, July 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in cooperation with City Utilities of Springfield (CU), launched its latest floating wetland on the north shore of Fellows Lake.  This isn’t the…

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